Boron Nutrition and Boron Application in Crops

Poor Tree Form in Eucalyptus nitens Linked to Boron Deficiency
  • Timothy E. Smith
Conference paper

Abstract

Apical dominance is the suppression of lateral shoots by a robustly growing shoot apex. The mechanism for this apical dominance is generally accepted to be through the polar flow of auxins, most notably indoleacetic acid (IAA), synthesized in the shoot apex and young leaves (Li et al. 2001).

Keywords

Zinc Clay Silicate Boron Polysaccharide 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy E. Smith
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  1. 1.Department of Primary Industries and FisheriesHorticulture and Forestry ScienceGympie, QueenslandAustralia

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